Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UNV Planning Officer Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000855-10188
Open

UNV Planning Officer

UNV Planning Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bukavu (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Head of office the duties of the Planning Officer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support the head of office in all planning and programming initiatives;

  • Contribute to development and implementation field office work plans;

  • Provide technical assistance to integrated field coordination structures at field office level;

  • Assist the head of office and sections in the development of high quality quick impact projects and community violence reduction projects;

  • Assist the head of office in the monitoring of quick impact projects and community violence reduction projects;

  • Assist the head of office in the coordination of sections and components contributions to the implementation of MONUSCO mandate at field office level;

  • Conduct research on relevant subject matters as determined by the head of office and write initial drafts;

  • Provide recommendations on design of specific planning tools and mechanisms, in line with policy and best practice, to meet the needs of the field office;

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Development, Economics, Social Science, Administration or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of work experience in planning or programme/project management.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory.

Computer skills: Word, Excel, powerpoint

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 10-08-2021
Air Operations Assistant Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000858-10189
Open

Air Operations Assistant

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Uvira (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
01 November 2021
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Air Region/Unit Chief the duties of the Air Operations Assistant will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans and coordinates air transportation activities in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, UN directives, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Aviation Manual, UN Aviation Standards for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Air Transport Operations (UN AVSTADS), ICAO standards and recommended practices and the host country's Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs).

  • Ensure that air operations are conducted in compliance with Air Tasking Orders (ATOs)/Daily Flight Schedule (DFS), DOS Aviation Manual, MONUSCO Aviation SOP and other relevant SOPs, UN directives, ICAO, IATA and the host country’s aviation standards, practices, procedures and regulations.

  • Review all operational and logistical mission requests sent by JMCC/MOVCON and Force Air Operations.

  • Manage CASEVAC/MEDEVAC flights, VIP flights and other special missions.

  • Participate in the integrated Search and Rescue operations for MONUSCO air assets and other aircraft upon request.

  • Review, plan and coordinate daily projected task orders and air support requirements.

  • Conduct risk analysis and determine risk mitigation measures in order to bring risks to acceptable levels.

  • Ensure airframes are selected and allocated to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in mission support.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

5 years of professional experience in air operations or in a related field

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
Area of expertise details

  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications.

  • Language skills: A good command of spoken and written English is required, and knowledge in French is an advantage.

    12. Qualifications/Requirements (including competencies, values and skills):

    • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training is required;

    • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation industry including at least 3 years of experience in an occupation directly related to air transportation operations.

    • Relevant training/experience in flight operations management and scheduling is highly desirable.

    • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential and French is desirable.

    • Good knowledge of Aviation and of the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is needed.

    • Receptiveness towards client needs is very important, including the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy always.

    • Solid computer skills including proficiency and in-depth knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Air transport, air traffic control or safety are mandatory.

  • Other transport related experience Optional.

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 11-08-2021
UNV Welfare Officer Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000860-10204
Open

UNV Welfare Officer

UNV Welfare Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff Welfare Unit the duties of the UNV Welfare Officer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and deliver programs to increase adjustment to mission life as well as improve the quality of life of the personnel in his/her area of responsibility and as deemed necessary.

  • Monitor environmental factors that could lead to unhealthy life style.

  • Increase staff awareness and information about social and recreational opportunities available to them in the mission through contributing to the induction training of new personnel by producing a guide to the local amenities, drafting of newsletters, leaflets, videos, and other communication tools on welfare activities as well as regular updating information posted on the internet system, facilitating access to housing information and developing links with local resources as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with the training unit to implement “Cultural Awareness” training for personnel in the mission.

  • Develop regular recreational activities for the mission’s personnel (such as outings, film nights and other social events) and work in partnership with administration to secure a staff recreation space and gym.

  • Establish an information resource center and organize a book/DVD library for the personnel.

  • Facilitate increased welfare initiatives in the team sites through offering support to committees.

  • Participate in developing the expertise, profile and capacity at the welfare Unit by identifying funding opportunities.

  • Develop, implement and monitor proposals for the use of welfare funds and budgets.

  • Assess welfare needs within the mission and provides a focal point for welfare initiatives within the mission.

  • Act as a non-clinical counseling resource to any staff member within the mission area requiring non-judgmental support and assistance in resolving any personal and/ or work related problem(s) in consultation with the Staff Counselors as necessary.

  • Assess, identify, monitor, and report to the Chief of Staff Welfare Unit on the sources of stress and the stress levels among Monusco personnel.

  • Analyze and recommend welfare approaches to reduce stress among Monusco personnel.

  • Oversee the organization and delivery of welfare events, thereby improving the recreational and social opportunities for the Monusco personnel.

  • Travel to locations within Sector to see about the personnel needs and report to the Chief of Staff Welfare Unit.

  • Support the Unit on administrative tasks, drafting proposals and plans to be discussed with the Chief of Staff Welfare Unit.

  • Any other related duties as requested by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Planning and Development/Logistics, Marketing/PR, Business Administration or similar is required, or combination of University Degree and experience in related fields. A minor degree or Training Certificates in Social Sciences, Humanities, Counselling, Sports, Logistics, Emergency Response/First Responders/Peer Helpers, and Training is an advantage or relevant combination of Education and Stress Management/Welfare activities and experience in a closely related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3- 5 years of progressively responsible related professional experience in planning and organizing welfare events such as cultural and arts exhibitions, large scale sports and gaming events, training, large parties and other Stress Management events including delivering training, excellent customer service skills, and creativity to deliver successful programs with limited resources are required. At least two years of experience must be working in a multi-cultural setting.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management, Administration and administrative assistance, Youth and sports
Area of expertise details

Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Planning and Development/Logistics, Marketing/PR, Business Administration, Public information, social sciences or similar is required, or combination of University Degree and experience in related fields. A minor degree or Training Certificates in planning of events, Humanities, Counselling, Sports, Logistics, design is an advantage or relevant combination of Education in Welfare activities and experience in a closely related field.

Very good computer skills with Microsoft office, Publisher or in design

A valid national driving license and experience in driving 4 x 4

3- 5 years of progressively responsible related professional experience in planning and organizing welfare events such as cultural and arts exhibitions, large scale sports and gaming events, training, large parties, welfare trips and other Stress Management events, excellent customer service skills, and creativity to deliver successful programs with limited resources are required. At least two years of experience must be working in a multi-cultural setting.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory.

Driving license required: Yes

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 12-08-2021
Procurement Assistant Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000861-10209
Open

Procurement Assistant

Procurement Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2020 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Solicit and evaluate bids/proposals/quotations to ensure overall competitiveness, quality, and conformity to specified requirements;

  • Plan procurement actions for assigned projects, which typically involve the procurement of a select group of technically complex commodities or services, or for a variety of goods and services of a general nature;

  • Manage and coordinate the activities in his/her unit or area of responsibility in accordance with the UN Financial Regulations and Rules;

  • Review and analyze technical specifications to ensure completeness, accuracy and competitive qualities, and identify optional courses of action;

  • Assist staff in matters regarding procurement policies and procedures, technical specifications, pricing and product/service availability, as well as appropriate substitutes or alternative options to reduce costs;

  • Develop vendor pre-qualifying criteria, identify product sources and evaluate vendor performance with regards to quality, prices, delivery, equipment, etc.;

  • Compile and present procurement data, prepare all relevant supporting documents and recommend approval of the contract or purchase order; and, in cases where the amount exceeds authorized signature authority, prepare submissions to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official;

  • Coordinate timely delivery of goods and services;

  • Participate in the market and supplier research;

  • Prepare a variety of reports (e.g. Business Intelligence Reports), correspondence, and documents (i.e. purchase orders, contracts and amendments) on procurement-related matters;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training;

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Engineering, Law or other relevant discipline, or equivalent

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of professional experience in procurement, sourcing or contracts management work in private industry or a government organization; Experience and knowledge in different areas of the supply chain would be an asset; Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Professional Procurement qualifications in eg. CIPS (minimum Level 4) or SCOR is highly desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

Excellent computer skills; proficiency in standard computer applications and databases (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point

Knowledge of and experience in the use of e-procurement software eg. ERP or SAP is an advantage.

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Haiti and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: xx-06-2021 * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15-08-2021